The Best Movies of 1987   (112) Most Notable
Sorted by Rank
 RATING   TITLE   YEAR   DIRECTOR  COUNTRY MEDIA
# 1 for 1987, # 57 Overall Wings of Desire 1987 Wenders, Wim West Germany / France BDS
# 2 for 1987, # 327 Overall Au Revoir, Les Enfants 1987 Malle, Louis France / West Germany BD
# 3 for 1987, # 348 Overall The Last Emperor 1987 Bertolucci, Bernardo France / Italy / UK BDS
# 4 for 1987, # 418 Overall The Dead 1987 Huston, John UK D
# 5 for 1987, # 631 Overall Hope and Glory 1987 Boorman, John UK D
# 6 for 1987, # 643 Overall Broadcast News 1987 Brooks, James L. USA BD
# 7 for 1987, # 655 Overall Yeelen 1987 Cissé, Souleymane Mali / Burkina Faso / France / West Germany Y
# 8 for 1987, # 669 Overall Moonstruck 1987 Jewison, Norman USA BD
# 9 for 1987, # 674 Overall Babette's Feast 1987 Axel, Gabriel Denmark BD
# 10 for 1987, # 677 Overall Pelle the Conqueror 1987 August, Bille Denmark / Sweden BD
# 11 for 1987, # 718 Overall Withnail & I 1987 Robinson, Bruce UK BD
# 12 for 1987, # 730 Overall Red Sorghum 1987 Zhang, Yimou China Y
# 13 for 1987, # 769 Overall The Princess Bride 1987 Reiner, Rob USA BD
# 14 for 1987, # 778 Overall Empire of the Sun 1987 Spielberg, Steven USA BDS
# 15 for 1987, # 827 Overall House of Games 1987 Mamet, David USA D
# 16 for 1987, # 833 Overall Fatal Attraction 1987 Lyne, Adrian USA BDS
# 17 for 1987, # 893 Overall The Untouchables 1987 De Palma, Brian USA BDS
# 18 for 1987, # 955 Overall Dark Eyes 1987 Mikhalkov, Nikita Italy YS
# 19 for 1987, # 1154 Overall Full Metal Jacket 1987 Kubrick, Stanley USA BD
# 20 for 1987, # 1182 Overall Raising Arizona 1987 Coen, Joel / Coen, Ethan USA BD
# 21 for 1987, # 1363 Overall Robocop 1987 Verhoeven, Paul USA BD
# 22 for 1987, # 1436 Overall Repentance 1987 Abuladze, Tengiz Soviet Union Y
# 23 for 1987, # 1633 Overall Housekeeping 1987 Forsyth, Bill USA Y
# 24 for 1987, # 1669 Overall Wall Street 1987 Stone, Oliver USA BD
# 25 for 1987, # 1681 Overall Bagdad Cafe 1987 Adlon, Percy West Germany / USA DS
# 26 for 1987, # 1704 Overall Barfly 1987 Schroeder, Barbet USA Y
# 27 for 1987, # 1757 Overall Matewan 1987 Sayles, John USA DS
# 28 for 1987, # 1778 Overall A Taxing Woman 1987 Itami, Juzo Japan Y
# 29 for 1987, # 1809 Overall Radio Days 1987 Allen, Woody USA Y
# 30 for 1987, # 1810 Overall Comrades 1987 Douglas, Bill UK
# 31 for 1987, # 1977 Overall The Whales of August 1987 Anderson, Lindsay USA Y
# 32 for 1987, # 2079 Overall Lethal Weapon 1987 Donner, Richard USA BD
# 33 for 1987, # 2085 Overall Good Morning, Vietnam 1987 Levinson, Barry USA BDS
# 34 for 1987, # 2173 Overall Pathfinder 1987 Gaup, Nils Norway Y
# 35 for 1987, # 2180 Overall No Way Out 1987 Donaldson, Roger USA BD
# 36 for 1987, # 2219 Overall The Short and Curlies 1987 Leigh, Mike UK
# 37 for 1987, # 2241 Overall Nayakan 1987 Ratnam, Mani India
# 38 for 1987, # 2243 Overall Cry Freedom 1987 Attenborough, Richard UK D
# 39 for 1987, # 2308 Overall Chinese Ghost Story 1987 Ching, Siu-Tung Hong Kong
# 39 for 1987, # 2308 Overall Jackie Chan's Project A2 1987 Chan, Jackie Hong Kong D
# 40 for 1987, # 2326 Overall Dirty Dancing 1987 Ardolino, Emile USA BD
# 41 for 1987, # 2335 Overall Predator 1987 McTiernan, John USA BDS
# 42 for 1987, # 2352 Overall Law of Desire 1987 Almodóvar, Pedro Spain D
# 43 for 1987, # 2363 Overall Planes, Trains and Automobiles 1987 Hughes, John USA BD
# 44 for 1987, # 2376 Overall Evil Dead II 1987 Raimi, Sam USA BDS
# 45 for 1987, # 2422 Overall Superstar: The Karen Carpenter Story 1987 Haynes, Todd USA
# 46 for 1987, # 2428 Overall Chuck Berry Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll 1987 Hackford, Taylor USA S
# 46 for 1987, # 2428 Overall 84 Charing Cross Road 1987 Jones, David Hugh UK / USA D
# 47 for 1987, # 2466 Overall The Big Easy 1987 McBride, Jim USA Y
# 48 for 1987, # 2476 Overall Shy People 1987 Konchalovsky, Andrei USA Y
# 49 for 1987, # 2488 Overall Prick Up Your Ears 1987 Frears, Stephen UK Y
# 50 for 1987, # 2502 Overall Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam 1987 Couturié, Bill USA Y
# 51 for 1987, # 2511 Overall Wedding in Galilee 1987 Khleifi, Michel Israel / France / Belgium Y
# 52 for 1987, # 2512 Overall Family Viewing 1987 Egoyan, Atom Canada D
# 53 for 1987, # 2515 Overall Near Dark 1987 Bigelow, Kathryn USA DS
# 53 for 1987, # 2515 Overall The Year My Voice Broke 1987 Duigan, John Australia D
# 54 for 1987, # 2516 Overall The Living Daylights 1987 Glen, John UK / USA BDS
# 55 for 1987, # 2518 Overall The Glass Menagerie 1987 Newman, Paul USA V
# 55 for 1987, # 2518 Overall Orphans 1987 Pakula, Alan J. USA
# 56 for 1987, # 2547 Overall Where Is the Friend's Home? 1987 Kiarostami, Abbas Iran Y
# 57 for 1987, # 2561 Overall Course Completed 1987 Garci, José Luis Spain
# 57 for 1987, # 2561 Overall The Family 1987 Scola, Ettore Italy / France Y
# 58 for 1987, # 2567 Overall Under Satan's Sun 1987 Pialat, Maurice France Y
# 59 for 1987, # 2582 Overall City on Fire 1987 Lam, Ringo Hong Kong D
# 60 for 1987, # 2591 Overall Gaby: A True Story 1987 Mandoki, Luis USA / Mexico YS
# 60 for 1987, # 2591 Overall Le Grand Chemin 1987 Hubert, Jean-Loup France Y
# 61 for 1987, # 2593 Overall Less Than Zero 1987 Kanievska, Marek USA DS
# 61 for 1987, # 2593 Overall Vincent: The Life and Death of Vincent Van Gogh 1987 Cox, Paul Australia D
# 62 for 1987, # 2599 Overall Baby Boom 1987 Shyer, Charles USA Y
# 62 for 1987, # 2599 Overall La Bamba 1987 Valdez, Luis USA Y
# 62 for 1987, # 2599 Overall Nuts 1987 Ritt, Martin USA Y
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall Camp de Thiaroye 1987 Sembene, Ousmane / Sow, Thierno Faty Algeria / Senegal / Tunisia
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall The Deadman 1987 Ahwesh, Peggy / Sanborn, Keith USA
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall From the Pole to the Equator 1987 Gianikian, Yervant / Lucchi, Angela Ricci West Germany / Italy
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall Ishtar 1987 May, Elaine USA BV
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall King Lear 1987 Godard, Jean-Luc Bahamas / USA Y
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall La Chouette aveugle 1987 Ruiz, Raoul Switzerland / France
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall The Peddler 1987 Makhmalbaf, Mohsen Iran Y
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall The Silent Majority 1987 Saeed-Vafa, Mehrnaz unknown
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall Tough Guys Don't Dance 1987 Mailer, Norman USA Y
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall Walker 1987 Cox, Alex USA / Mexico / Spain Y
# 63 for 1987, # 2602 Overall A Western 1987 Dunphy, Laurie USA
# 64 for 1987, # 2607 Overall Beirut: The Last Home Movie 1987 Fox, Jennifer USA
# 64 for 1987, # 2607 Overall Heat and Sunlight 1987 Nilsson, Rob USA Y
# 64 for 1987, # 2607 Overall The Trouble with Dick 1987 Walkow, Gary USA Y
# 64 for 1987, # 2607 Overall Waiting for the Moon 1987 Godmilow, Jill UK / France / USA / West Germany D
# 65 for 1987, # 2609 Overall El Bosque animado 1987 Cuerda, José Luis Spain
# 66 for 1987, # 2610 Overall Shinran: Path to Purity 1987 Mikuni, Rentaro Japan
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Angel Heart 1987 Parker, Alan USA / Canada / UK BDS
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Back to the Beach 1987 Hobbs, Lyndall USA D
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall The Big Town 1987 Bolt, Ben / Becker, Harold USA D
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall The Fourth Protocol 1987 Mackenzie, John UK
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall I've Heard the Mermaids Singing 1987 Rozema, Patricia Canada D
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Light of Day 1987 Schrader, Paul USA
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Making Mr. Right 1987 Seidelman, Susan USA D
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Personal Services 1987 Jones, Terry UK
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Roxanne 1987 Schepisi, Fred USA BD
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Sammy and Rosie Get Laid 1987 Frears, Stephen UK
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall September 1987 Allen, Woody USA D
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Travelling North 1987 Schultz, Carl Australia
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall Wish You Were Here 1987 Leland, David UK
# 67 for 1987, # 2611 Overall The Witches of Eastwick 1987 Miller, George USA DS
# 68 for 1987, # 2617 Overall Artist on Fire: Joyce Wieland 1987 Armatage, Kay Canada
# 68 for 1987, # 2617 Overall Michael Caine - Acting in Film 1987 Croft, David G. UK D
# 68 for 1987, # 2617 Overall Night Zoo 1987 Lauzon, Jean-Claude Canada V
# 68 for 1987, # 2617 Overall Your Face 1987 Plympton, Bill USA D
# 69 for 1987, # 2649 Overall The Emperor's Naked Army Marches On 1987 Hara, Kazuo Japan
# 70 for 1987, # 2654 Overall Blind Chance 1987 Kieslowski, Krzysztof Poland BD
# 70 for 1987, # 2654 Overall A Long Goodbye 1987 Muratova, Kira Soviet Union
# 72 for 1987, # 2656 Overall Boyfriends and Girlfriends 1987 Rohmer, Eric France D
NR Beverly Hills Cop II 1987 Scott, Tony USA DS
NR Superman IV: The Quest for Peace 1987 Furie, Sidney J. UK BD
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Media Availability Codes (Amazon.com)
T   Theaters (US)
B   Blu-ray Disc
D   DVD
V   VHS
Y   Yes (DVD or VHS, unspecified)
S   Soundtrack